Coach Ibrahim Tanko Names Ghana’s Final Squad for U-23 AFCON

Black Meteors head coach Ibrahim Tanko has named his final 21-man squad for the upcoming U-23 African Cup of Nations in Egypt this month.

Ghana’s U-23 side will battle for a slot to represent the country in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The African continent is entitled to three slots at the Olympic Games next year and coach Tanko and his technical team are expected secure one of the slots for Ghana.

The U-23 AFCON tournament has been scheduled to start on November 8 and end on the 22nd.

Below is the full list of the 21 players invited for the tournament:

Goalkeepers: Kwame Baah (Asante Kotoko), Richmond Ayi (Hearts of Oak), Ibrahim Danlad (Asante Kotoko)

Defenders: Kingsley Fobi (CB Badajoz, Spain), Edward Sarpong (Esperanca de Lagos, Spain) Emmanuel Cudjoe (Attram De Visser), Fuseini Zackaria (Berekum Chelsea), William Ntori, Dankyi (Hearts of Oak), Mohammed Habib (Asante Kotoko), Robin Polley (ADO Den Haag)

Midfielders: Evans Osei Wusu (Tema Youth), Simon Zibo (Vitoria Guimaraes, Portugal), Nurudeen Abdul-Aziz (Vision FC), Emmanuel Addoquaye Lomotey (Extremadura, Spain), Yaw Yeboah (Celta Vigo, Spain), Evans Mensah (HJK Helsinki, Finland), Michael Agbekpornu (Dreams FC).

Strikers: Frank Arhin (Dalkurd, Sweden), Kwabena Owusu (Cordoba, Spain) Ropapa Mensah (Nashville SC), Samuel Obeng Gyabaa (Real Oviedo)

Ghana has been drawn into group A along with hosts Egypt, Mali and Cameroon.

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